Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Humanities

NWU academic advances environmental justice

Environmental justice, writes North-West University (NWU) senior lecturer and researcher Dr Kesolofetse Lefenya, entails social transformation directed towards meeting basic human needs and enhancing the quality of life, environmental protection and democracy.

Social and linguistic shifts during the Covid-19 pandemic

The North-West University (NWU), in collaboration with the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), hosted the third research webinar of a seven-part series on 20 August 2020.

NWU student campaigning to assist young girls

Carol Olerato Manyaapelo, a final-year political science student and member of the Student Campus Council on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus, is running a campaign to empower girls as part of Women’s month.

NWU’s Itumeleng Dinku wrestles with the call for meaningful research

Societies depend heavily on women for health care, yet women's own health needs are frequently neglected, their contributions to health development undervalued, and their working conditions ignored.

Faculty plays host to Feodor Lynen research fellow

Through its purpose to excel in innovating teaching and learning, and by conducting cutting-edge research, the North-West University (NWU) is a prime academic destination for international scholars.

NWU takes on pandemic on many fronts

The disruptive Covid-19 pandemic has not sidetracked the North-West University’s (NWU’s) researchers and academics from using their expertise to the benefit of society.

NWU’s Optentia boasts new PhD in Relational Dynamics and Development

In another first for the North-West University (NWU), the Optentia research focus area recently announced the addition of an innovative new doctoral degree in Relational Dynamics and Development to its already impressive postgraduate repertoire.

School of Languages mourns passing of language veteran

Staff, students and members of the South African language community are mourning the passing of Prof Johannes Lenake – or Oom Johan, as he was fondly known. At 91 years of age, this language veteran still shared his wealth of knowledge with students from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vanderbijlpark Campus.

NWU academic writes about experiences of African migrants in European countries

North-West University (NWU) academic and a research professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the campus in Mahikeng, Prof Erhabor Idemudia, has co-authored a book with Prof Klaus Boehnke from Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany.

Connecting to ignite a growth revolution in Africa

Why try to reinvent the wheel when others are facing similar challenges and together you could succeed in “connecting to ignite a growth revolution”?